Oct 1, 2015

World headed for 2.7 degrees Celsius warming: analysis

Earth is on track for average warming of 2.7 degrees Celsius by 2100, higher than the U.N. target, said an analysis Thursday of country pledges for curbing climate-altering greenhouse gas emissions. While exceeding the U.N. goal of limiting overall warming to 2 Celsius over ...

VW ex-boss target of criminal probe by German prosecutors

Sep 29, 2015

VW ex-boss target of criminal probe by German prosecutors

German prosecutors on Monday opened an investigation against former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn to establish what his role was in the emissions-rigging scandal that has shaken the world’s largest automaker. The investigation will concentrate on the suspicion of fraud committed through the sale of ...

Sep 28, 2015

Shell says it will cease Alaska offshore Arctic drilling

Royal Dutch Shell will cease exploration in Arctic waters off Alaska’s coast following disappointing results from an exploratory well backed by billions in investment and years of work. The announcement was a huge blow to Shell, which was counting on offshore drilling in Alaska ...